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11 Unexpected Uses For Coffee Filters

These inexpensive staples can do a lot more than make coffee.<p><i>Marcus Guhl / Getty</i><p><b>1. Protect delicate dishes and cookware</b><p>Use a flattened coffee filter to separate stacked plates or cooking pans in your cupboard. This way, your finest china will be protected from errant scratches or nicks while …

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10 Buys Under $100 To Transform Your Small Space

Small-space dwellers, gather ’round. In the last two years, my square footage has been sliced, diced, and julienned into a shred of its former glory. Thanks to a few moves to sunnier (and pricier) climates, I’ve gone from 2,000+ square feet (including a full basement) to just under 1,200 with nary …

Evolution: Why are most of us right-handed?

Right-handed people are dominant worldwide – but why? Jason G Goldman investigates.<p>We humans don’t typically agree on all that much, but there is at least one thing that an impressive amount of us accept: which hand is easiest to control. If you use one hand for writing, you probably use the same …

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Survey: Teen marijuana use declines even as states legalize

Marijuana use among teens declined this year even as two states, Colorado and Washington, legalized the drug for recreational use, a national survey released Tuesday found.<p>University of Michigan's Monitoring the Future study, now in its 40th year, surveys 40,000 to 50,000 students in 8th, 10th and …

The Henry Ford of Books

The planet’s best-selling author since 2001, James Patterson has more than 300 million copies of his books in print, an army of co-writers, several TV deals in the works, and an estimated income of $90 million last year alone. But where’s the respect? Exploring the contradictions of this one-man …

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Val Chmerkovskiy Opens Up About Dancing With the Stars, Past Partners, and Getting Married

It's been only two weeks since I last saw Val Chmerkovskiy, but as he walks into L.A. hot spot Cecconi's on a Friday morning, it's obvious a lot has changed since we last spoke. Of course, that was during the <i>Dancing With the Stars</i> season 19 finale, when he and partner Janel Parrish finished third—a …

The 5 biggest myths about metabolism

When faced with unwanted weight, it's easy to place the blame on your metabolism.<p><b>(Life by DailyBurn)</b> -- A source of confusion for some and a scapegoat for extra weight around the midsection for others, metabolism has long been a topic of hot conversation. Without it, we would lack the energy to get …

Cleveland Police Union Refuses To Back Down From Criticism Of NFL Player For Tamir Rice Shirt

The president of the Cleveland Patrolmen's Association on Monday refused to back down from criticizing a Cleveland Browns player as "pathetic" for wearing a shirt calling for justice for two unarmed black males who were killed by police officers in Ohio.<p>Cleveland Patrolmen's Association President …

Earth Could Face Another Mass Extinction in Next 200 Years: Study

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37 Christmas Tree Ideas for an Unforgettable Holiday

Nobody loves a red glass ball (or glitter, or tinsel) quite like we do.<p>These aren't your scraggly, Charlie Brown Christmas trees (although those hold a special place in our hearts too). Decorate your evergreen top-to-bottom using these festive holiday themes as inspiration.

7 Simple Ways To Welcome Holiday Guests

Expert tips on how to make your guests feel at home this holiday season.<p>Eight designers, chefs, and entertainers extraordinaire share tips on making guests feel welcome over the holiday season.

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Texas police officer uses stun gun on 76-year-old during routine traffic stop

Local police chief announces investigation into Nathaniel Robinson’s use of stun gun, after pulling mechanic over for a class C misdemeanour<p>A Texas police officer is under investigation for using a stun gun on a 76-year-old mechanic he had pulled over for an expired inspection certificate.<p>In …

Gift Guide: 15 Presents for the Host (for Less than $50)

Looking for something to thrill a hardworking host? Here are a range of everyday luxuries that you’re almost guaranteed to find in use the next time …

Here's How Rand Paul And Other Politicians Contributed To The 'Lie Of The Year'

Remember when Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) suggested that you could get Ebola at a cocktail party?<p>Now, Paul and several other politicians are getting called out for spreading exaggerations about Ebola: PolitiFact has just given the hyperbolic warnings the distinct honor of being the 2014 "Lie of the …

Last Minute Gift Ideas (That Don't Suck)

It happens to the best of us: We accept a last-minute invite and need to pick up a thoughtful hostess gift; We put off our online shopping until …

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